Netizens praise Vice Ganda for raising awareness on women’s struggles during It’s Showtime episode


In a recent episode of “It’s Showtime”, host Vice Ganda shared his deep admiration for women as he lauded their resilience amid the challenges they face with their bodies.

The noontime program’s segment, “EXpecially For You”, on Monday, July 8, featured a discussion about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), a condition that affects many women, including the episode’s guest, Julieane.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), PCOS is a common hormonal disorder that affects women of reproductive age, and usually starts during adolescence.

It is associated with various health issues such as irregular menstrual cycles, hormonal imbalances, and decreased fertility. Some patients also develop cysts on their ovaries due to the condition.

PCOS is a chronic condition and cannot be cured.

Julieane opened up about her struggles, saying, “Grabe po ‘yung mood swings ko. Hindi naman ako emotional before pero like sobrang madali lang ako ma-bad trip, sobra ako madaling mapikon and minsan nga naluluha lang ako, eh. Wala namang dahilan,eh.”

Her condition led to misunderstandings with her ex-partner, CJ, which eventually resulted in their separation.

Vice Ganda empathized with Julieane, stressing the importance of understanding a partner’s struggles, whether related to health or other issues.

“Hindi lang naman PCOS, eh. Kung anong pinagdadaanan ng partner mo dapat talaga inuunawaan mo,” the host urged.

“Dapat inuunawaan mo kasi kung hindi mo alam kung saan siya nanggaling, kung bakit siya nagkakaganoon, mamasamain mo,” he added.

Vice further emphasized the need for extra patience and understanding towards women, given the numerous challenges they face with their bodies.

“Ang hirap ng buhay ng mga babae kaya kailangan extend tayo ng extend ng extra patience and understanding,” Vice added.

“Imagine mo mag-memens sila, mag-P-PCOS sila, mag bubuntis sila ng siyam na buwan tapos after ng siyam na buwan, meron pa silang pangyayari sa katawan nilang pagbabago dahil sa kanilang pagbubuntis, ‘di ba?”

During the conversation, Vice Ganda took the opportunity to express his admiration for women, saying, “Grabe ang katawan ng isang babae sa sobrang nangyayari sa kanilang katawan… Kaya saludo ako sa kababaihan.”

The Unkabogable Star conveyed his amazement at how a woman’s body worked, especially during childbearing and childbirth.

“I am so amazed and sobra akong namimisteryosohan sa katawan ng babae. Kung paano may nabubuhay sa katawan niyo. Kung paano nagkakaroon ng swimming pool d’yan na pinapalangoy ang bata. Paano siya lumalabas na ang laki ng bata lumalabas siya sa ganoon.

“Sobra akong na-amaze, ang wonderful, ang galing.”

Vice Ganda’s heartfelt remarks resonated with many viewers and netizens, shedding light on the importance and understanding of women’s health issues and the strength to overcome challenges despite it all.

Patricia Dela Roca
Patricia Dela Roca
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